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Gold Medal Winners on Day 1 of the 2012 Summer Olympics

Posted on 28 Jul, 2012, by in Other Sport

Ryan Lochte won the first gold of what should be many more in the London Olympic games, but China came away as the golden nation of the first day with gold medals in swimming, weightlifting and shooting. Italy dominated women’s fencing as always while also picking up a surprising gold medal in archery. More

Ryan Lochte Wins 400 Meters IM by Miles; Michael Phelps Misses Medals

Posted on 28 Jul, 2012, by in Miscellaneous

If the morning heats for the 400 meters individual medley were any indication, than the fact that Michael Phelps missed out on a medal for the first time in an Olympic race since Sydney 2000 while Ryan Lochte won his first of many gold medals in the London Olympics games came as no surprise. More

Another Olympic Opening Ceremony – Munich Massacre Not Mentioned Again

Posted on 28 Jul, 2012, by in Miscellaneous

The big question is this – If the event known as the Munich massacre, which involved the kidnapping and murder of 11 Israeli athletes & coaches, along with a German police officer, would have happened to a different nation, without all the political ramifications regarding the impossible web of Middle Eastern relations, would the IOC mention it in its opening ceremony? More

2012 Olympic Games Day 1 – Event Finals Previews & Predictions

Posted on 28 Jul, 2012, by in Miscellaneous

After the fantastic opening ceremony and two days of football, the 2012 Summer Olympics in London can officially begin. Saturday gives us the first opportunity to look at gold medal winners in Archery, Cycling, Judo, Weightlifting, Fencing and Shooting, but the big event will be Michael Phelps vs Ryan Lochte in the 400 IM, one of four finals in the pool on the first day. More

Excellent Opening Ceremony, On With the Olympics

Posted on 27 Jul, 2012, by in Miscellaneous

This wasn’t the martial order of Beijing, but rather a fantastic blend of everything Danny Boyle thought was worthy from British culture and then some, making the London Olympic games a success, at least on the first day, going by the brilliant (yet a bit long) opening ceremony. More

Robbie Keane Grabs Jake Livermore’s Butt

Posted on 25 Jul, 2012, by in Miscellaneous

Yes, you read the title correctly. In the friendly match between the Los Angeles Galaxy and Tottenham Hotspur, Robbie Keane suddenly sends his hand to Jake Livermore’s butt and grabs or sticks or whatever he was doing there, which goes unnoticed by everyone else except for the young Tottenham player, probably feeling violated. More

USA Women’s Olympic Team Sing Party in the USA by Miley Cyrus

Posted on 24 Jul, 2012, by in Miscellaneous

Girls just want to have fun, and it’s great to see athletes having fun instead of taking it serious all the time. The USA’s Women’s soccer team tend to be one of the more fun-to-watch sides in the world, on and off the field, this time showing their imitations skills by dancing around to ‘Party in the USA’ by Miley Cyrus. More

Kobe Bryant on Lionel Messi & Italian Football

Posted on 24 Jul, 2012, by in Miscellaneous

The Dream Team are in Barcelona for yet another preparation match heading into the 2012 Olympic tournament, as Team USA will face Spain in what might be the game for gold in a couple of weeks as well. Reporters still care more about finding out Kobe Bryant’s thoughts on football, Barcelona and Lionel Messi than actual basketball. More

Bradley Wiggins – First British Tour De France Champion

Posted on 22 Jul, 2012, by in Miscellaneous

After 109 years, the United Kingdom finally have a Tour de France champion, as Bradley Wiggins, who won two stages during the 2012 Tour and held on to the yellow jersey since stage 7, won the title leading his Team Sky teammate Chris Froome by 3.21 seconds after three weeks. More

Michelle Jenneke – Hottest Hurdler & Pre-Race Dancer in Athletics

Posted on 19 Jul, 2012, by in Miscellaneous

Australian Hurdler Michelle Jenneke didn’t cause headlines because she won her heat at the World Junior Championships in Barcelona, beating the other girls after 100 meters of hurdle jumping and sprinting. She got all the attention because of her smile and her sexy pre-race routine that’s becoming an Internet sensation. More